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§ 20-101. Date of primary--Other elections prohibited

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 26. Elections

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 26. Elections
Chapter A1. Election Code (Refs & Annos)
Article XX. Presidential Preference Primary
26 Okl.St.Ann. § 20-101
§ 20-101. Date of primary--Other elections prohibited
A. A Presidential Preferential Primary for recognized political parties shall be held on the first Tuesday in March in each of the years in which the President and Vice President of the United States are to be elected.
B. If one or more states having a mutual boundary with this state establish a single date for a regional primary, the State Election Board is authorized to change the date of the Oklahoma primary to the date established for the regional primary, as long as the date is not before the first Tuesday in March.
C. No county, municipality, school district or other entity authorized by law to call elections shall schedule an election on any date during the twenty (20) days immediately preceding the date of any such Primary Election. However, this subsection shall not apply to home rule municipalities.


Laws 1986, c. 4, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1986; Laws 1990, c. 306, § 1, emerg. eff. May 30, 1990; Laws 2003, c. 174, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2003; Laws 2011, c. 145, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2011.
26 Okl. St. Ann. § 20-101, OK ST T. 26 § 20-101
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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